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NCAA.com | November 7, 2013

DI Weekend Preview

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SCHOOLWEEKEND GAMESLAST TIME OUTQUICK HITS

No. 1 Notre Dame

  • Fri. vs. Pittsburgh
Beat Michigan State 2-0 on Tuesday.The Fighting Irish have knocked off two ranked opponents in a row.

No. 2 UCLA

  • IDLE
Beat California 2-1 on Sunday.The Bruins have defeated four top-five opponents this season.

No. 3 Washington

  • Fri. vs. Stanford
    Sun. vs. No. 3 California
Lost 2-1 to UCLA on Oct. 27.Washington's 15-match unbeaten streak came do an end vs. UCLA.

No. 4 California

  • Sun. vs. No. 2 Washington
Lost 2-1 to UCLA on Sunday.Steve Birnbaum tallied his Pac-12 leading eighth goal of the season when he scored in the 86th minute of Cal's win against Stanford.

No. 5 Maryland

  • Fri. vs. Virginia Tech
Beat NC State 2-1 on Friday.Patrick Mullins' two-goal showing against Wake Forest put him in prestigious company when he moved to fifth all-time in career goals at Maryland with 40.

No. 6 UMBC

  • IDLE
Beat UMass-Lowell 2-0 on Saturday.UMBC leads the nation in winning percentage (.875). The Retrievers are tied for 12th in scoring offense (2.00 gpg) and 17th (0.71) in scoring defense.

No. 7 Louisville

  • Sat. vs. Rutgers/Cincinnati
Tied 0-0 with South Florida on Sunday.Sophomore Ricardo Velazco scored one goal and added two assists in the Cardinals' overtime win against No. 20 Saint Louis.

No. 8 Georgetown

  • Fri. vs. Villanova
Lost 1-0 to St. John's on Saturday.Thomas Gomez broke the record for career shutouts posting 23 as well as season shutouts with nine to his credit this year.

No. 9 Akron

  • Sat. vs. Western Michigan
Beat Michigan 2-1 on Oct. 30.In all, Akron is 24-4-5 versus teams from the Big Ten since 2007. During that time, the Zips have out-scored their competition 60-21.

No. 10 Marquette

  • Fri.  vs. Marquette
Beat Seton Hall 2-1 on Saturday.Eight different Marquette players have found the back of the net this season, led by C. Nortey's 16 points and team-best seven goals.

 

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